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Mobile Search: Not Just on the Go

Dec 11, 2014 - A new study from Yahoo shows that more and more mobile searches are happening in the home, where PCs or laptops are also available. How can marketers take advantage of this? Comments

Mobile First! How to Hit the Ground Running in 2015

mobileads Dec 10, 2014 - The mobile sector isn't slowing down any time soon. Are you prepared to keep up in what's sure to be a fast-paced 2015? Comments

Yahoo Gemini Moves Into App Install Ads

yahoo-logo-for-thumbnail Dec 9, 2014 - Following Facebook, Twitter, and Google, Yahoo has also jumped on the app install ads bandwagon. Will this move help Yahoo reverse its ad slide? Comments

WeChat Strengthens SE Asian E-Commerce Capabilities With Easy Taxi Partnership

taxiiamge Dec 8, 2014 - Through a recent collaboration with cab-booking app Easy Taxi, WeChat is diving deeper into e-commerce outside of its native Chinese market. Comments

Starbucks UK Debuts Location-Based Mobile Ads; Beacons Meet Shoppers on Regent St.

starbucks-new-logo Dec 8, 2014 - Starbucks has seen an increase in foot traffic since the company started geo-marketing, a growing trend in the U.K. highlighted by the beaconed app of one shopping district. Comments

Could Aaron Paul's Off-Color Parody of the Yo App Entice Brands?

yo-logo Dec 5, 2014 - Actor Aaron Paul, of "Breaking Bad" fame, released his own app modeled after this year's controversial Yo app, but instead of sending a simple "Yo," the new app sends a version of Paul's catchphrase. Comments

Beacon-Triggered Offers Drive 60% More Engagement In-Store

shutterstock-152196302 Dec 1, 2014 - A new study from Swirl reveals that 73 percent of shoppers surveyed said that beacon-triggered content and offers increased their likelihood to purchase during their store visit. Comments

Tumblr Expands Sponsored Capabilities With Mobile App Install Ads

tumblrlogo1 Nov 26, 2014 - The social blogging platform has added an "install app" button to its sponsored posts. What other ad formats can we expect from Tumblr in the future? Comments

Mobile Holiday Shopping by the Numbers

mobile-holidays Nov 26, 2014 - As Black Friday inches closer, here's a look at how consumers are using their mobile devices to shop more than ever before. Comments

Mobile Ads Drive Differing In-Store Visits Depending On Sector

shutterstock-152196302 Nov 25, 2014 - A recent study by Nielsen commissioned by xAd reveals that the best location-based mobile marketing tactics differ greatly depending on the industry vertical. Comments

Marketing to the Experience Generation

shutterstock-56809303-india-experience-generation Nov 25, 2014 - Mobile should be a key strategy for any brand hoping to reach the "Experience Generation" in India. Comments

Mobile 2015: 4 Trends to Watch

2015-firework Nov 20, 2014 - The mobile space continues to see growth and innovation as 2014 winds to a close. What can marketers expect to see in 2015? Comments

Mobile by the Numbers: Some Fresh Stats and Implications

shutterstock-152196302 Nov 19, 2014 - A new report sheds light on how mobile consumer trends are evolving in the U.S. and China, including which times are the best for targeting consumers on mobile and what devices are top for video views. Comments

Gearing Up for Mobile Payments: What You Need to Know

mobile-payments Nov 18, 2014 - As mobile payments become more commonplace, brands need to make important decisions about how to move forward with the technology. Comments

Will Coupons.com Partnership With Samsung Help Mobile Wallets Become Mainstream?

coupons Nov 17, 2014 - Coupons.com will deliver card-linked offers to more than 20 million Samsung devices in the U.S. Will this move help mobile wallets become a mainstream digital payment method in the coming year? Comments

Alibaba's Seamless Marketing Strategy Helps Smash Online Sales Records

alibaba-web-logo Nov 12, 2014 - Creating a strong value proposition and personalized mobile content were just some of the ways Alibaba helped push this year's Chinese Singles Day sales to a record-breaking $9 billion. Comments

No Need for Rogue Mobile

mobilephone77 Nov 12, 2014 - Mobile marketing best practices begin with setting solid goals and determining how to best measure. Comments

The Importance of SEO for Mobile

mobile-vs-standard-site Nov 12, 2014 - It's more important than ever to have a mobile-friendly website, especially if you want to rank well in Google's results. Comments

Leveraging Beacons to Create Great In-Store Experiences – 10 Tips

iBeacon Nov 10, 2014 - Using beacon technology could help marketers create personalized, in-store experiences for consumers this holiday season. Comments

Has Facebook Lost Its Mojo as the Best Place to Reach the Mobile Youth?

facebook-mobile-blue Nov 6, 2014 - Which is the best social platform to reach Millennial (and younger) digital natives on? Is it still Facebook? Comments

Why Do Smartphone Users Download Apps Only to Ignore Them?

shutterstock-200250458 Nov 4, 2014 - Nielsen research finds that while most consumers download dozens of apps for smartphones and tablets, very few apps are actually being utilized across mobile devices. Comments

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